14 years ago when we first came to WWOOF for Dave and Donna, Dave had built a unique stone house. He had dug into the side of the hill and created an environmentally perfect living space. Cool in summer and warm in winter, needing no air conditioning or heating. Electricity was all created from solar panels and water powered turbine from the creek. Totally self-sufficient.
Now 14 years later and with 3 children Dave is building a second level extension. It all blends beautifully into the rainforest.
Our WWOOFing chores were to weed the garden around the cottage and also spring clean the inside of the cottage and wash down the outside walls. The cottage is used by Donna’s parents when they come to visit from UK once a year and they are due soon. It was a very useful job for us to do in exchange for our board and lodgings for 6 days, which is the idea of WWOOFing.